Class of ’21: AVIDized and Sashed

AVID is an elective course on campus taught by Mrs. Corigliano and Mrs. Akahoshi; a course designed to provide students with the support – academic, social, and emotional – they need to be successful in high school and college. AVID stands for Advancement via Individual Determination. This year’s students have definitely needed (and shown!) individual determination to advance and succeed in their learning as they … Continue reading Class of ’21: AVIDized and Sashed

Learning during a pandemic: the emotional and academic toll

by Victoria Rodriguez, Tyro Times Staff It’s not news that students and teachers were struck when the pandemic started, but that is just the surface area. Some believe students and teachers finally found a legitimate excuse for laziness and procrastination. We, teachers and students, have never experienced a pandemic, but I can’t say it didn’t affect me. I can say I have stayed motivated to … Continue reading Learning during a pandemic: the emotional and academic toll

A woman’s perspective: my grandma

By Mrs. Rochelle Schmidt, SBHS Librarian 100 years ago, the 19th Constitutional Amendment was ratified, officially allowing women across the United States the right to vote. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.  Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. … Continue reading A woman’s perspective: my grandma

ICYMI: SBHS teachers get creative for their students

It is no secret that COVID-19 has impacted education. Students are learning from home. Teachers are teaching from home. Teachers and students are forced to “connect” through a computer screen. Events are cancelled. Graduations and promotions are celebrated untraditionally. Our SBHS teachers are not letting these challenging times get in the way of supporting and connecting with our students. Instead, they are taking this opportunity … Continue reading ICYMI: SBHS teachers get creative for their students

Moon Threads, Part Two

A short story written and illustrated by Zoe Berkebile If you missed Moon Threads, Part One, click here. The child had heard the faerie stories, and she was nearly as fascinated by them as the stories of the sky beings that called out to her: the Moon Queen the star-princesses shining in gowns of spun moonlight, twinkling lords and ladies turning in their elaborate dance. … Continue reading Moon Threads, Part Two

Moon Threads, Part One

A short story written and illustrated by Zoe Berkebile On the evenings when the darkness was so thick it seemed the sky itself was sleeping, when the moon had waned to nothing and the stars seemed to to have gone out, you would think the children of the small village would fear the night and hide beneath the warm safety of their quilts – but, … Continue reading Moon Threads, Part One